Nuclear transport factor 2 represents a novel cross-reactive fungal allergen.

@article{Weichel2003NuclearTF,
  title={Nuclear transport factor 2 represents a novel cross-reactive fungal allergen.},
  author={Michael Weichel and P Schmid-Grendelmeier and Sabine Fl{\"u}ckiger and Michael Breitenbach and Kurt Blaser and Reto Crameri},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={198-206}
}
BACKGROUND Ubiquitously occuring moulds are important allergenic sources known to elicit IgE-mediated allergic diseases and to share cross-reactive allergens. Limited information is available about the molecular structures involved in cross-reactivity. We aimed to clone and characterize cross-reactive mould allergens. METHODS Phage surface-displayed Alternaria alternata and Cladosporium herbarum cDNA libraries were screened using sera from Aspergillus fumigatus-sensitized patients. Inserts… CONTINUE READING

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